Mississippi: Pecan Field Day, Greenville, Oct. 6

Photo: Thomas Wright, University of Florida

Pecan producers can learn the latest updates in their industry during an upcoming field day.

The Mississippi Pecan Growers Association will host the 2017 Fall Field Day on Oct. 6 at Tri-Delta Pecans Inc., located at 537 Broadway Extended North in Greenville.

Topics include marketing, harvest, pecan grading, and food safety and quality control practices. Attendees will also tour the Tri-Delta Pecans cleaning and processing facility.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. The event begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. Registration is free for association members and $15 each for nonmembers. Lunch will be served and must be reserved.

The association partners with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station for the field day.

To register and reserve a lunch plate, contact Mississippi Pecan Growers President Max Draughn at 601-594-4393 or maxdraughn@gmail.com.

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